Ganthana: 3 definitions


Ganthana means something in Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

ganthana : (nt.) knitting; twisting; composition.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

gāṇṭhaṇa (गांठण).—f (gāṇṭhaṇēṃ or grathana) Interweaving, platting, wattling (as of the pales or stakes of a fence; of a bamboo floor-frame; of a crate or hurdle); the lathing or cross-binding of a roof &c. (Both the act and the work accomplished.)

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gānthaṇa (गांथण).—f (granthana S) The interweaving, platting, wattling (as of the vertical sticks of a fence): the lathing (of a roof &c.) Both the act and the work.

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gāṇṭhaṇa (गांठण).—. Add:--Knotting: also knottedness: also a knotted work. v dē, bāndha, & sōḍa, suṭa, tuṭa, nisaṭa.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

gāṇṭhaṇa (गांठण).—f Interweaving, platting, waling (as of the pales of a fence; the lathing of a roof, &c.).

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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